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three cs, that's where he's got to really do well. >> reporter: while they lead in the polls, team obama know that debates can be a game-changer. he needs to avoid appearing irritable aor impatient. >> they need him to answer questions short, concise. >> the pressure is on for this debate. it could be a huge audience. anywhere between 50 million to 65 million may tune in to see these two men square off on wednesday night. >> david, great to see you live. >>> let's bring in "this week" host george stephanopoulos. the goal wednesday night is for each candidate to focus on the other person's weakness. >> exactly. to avoid a justin bieber moment. i think obviously, there's much more pressure as david said on mitt romney. he's got to force an error out of president obama, he wants to dominate the coverage coming out of the debate so that he can get some momentum. on one hand, he has to be very tough on putting the pressure on president obama. he'll have a tough balancing act on wednesday night. >> how much pressure is he under? >> huge, huge. romney is behind in all of the battleground states
with the latest gallup tracking poll still showing president obama holding a lead this morning, 6 points. >> this is the ball game for mitt romney. if romney doesn't do well in this debate it will be hard to get back in this race. >> reporter: both candidates have checklists. mitt romney has to avoid appearing detached. his to-do list, the three cs, show compassion, that he's competent and that he can indeed connect the voters. >> on those three cs, that's where he's got to really do well. >> reporter: while they lead in the polls, team obama know that debates can be a game-changer. so the president will have to look strong and forceful, not passive. he needs to avoid appearing irritable or impatient. and don't be long-winded. >> they need him to answer questions short, concise. and to the point. it's more his mannerismsened his style and the way he comes across. >> the pressure is on for this first debate. it could be a huge audience. anywhere between 50 million to 65 million people may tune in to see these two men square off on wednesday night. >> david, thank you. >> great to see you
into the debate with the latest gallup tracking poll still showing mr. obama holding a lead. this morning it's six points. >> this is the ball game for mitt romney right now because if he doesn't do well in this debate, it's going to be hard for him to get back in the race. >> reporter: both candidates have checklists. dos and don'ts for the debate. mitt romney has to avoid appearing detached, that he can't relate to average americans. his to-do list, the three cs, show some compassion, that he's competent and that he can, indeed, connect to voters. >> all three of those things, he suffered over the last couple of months, especially the last couple of weeks. this those three cs, that's where he's got to do really well. >> reporter: while they lead in the polls, team obama know that debates can be a game-changer. so the president will have to look strong and forceful, not passive, and he needs to avoid appearing irritable or impatient, and don't be long-winded. >> they're trying to get him into the mode of being able to answer questions short, concisely and to the point, and so it's much more like
. >> reporter: george, in the latest quinnipiac poll, has romney behind obama. 49% for the president, 45% for mitt romney. the big difference in this poll, obama up 18 points among women voters. romney up 10 points among male voters but as we know, it's much more important to look at state by state, whereas in some places it's too close to call. for instance, here in nevada one of the key battleground states, president obama up 49% to romney's 47%. that's within the margin of error. too close to call, george. >> okay, jake, thanks very much. >>> an important health alert this morning. a recall that began with peanut butter, sold at the grocery chain trader joe's, is widening after a salmonella outbreak. 30 people sick in 19 states so far. most of them kids under the age of 10. and now the company that supplied that peanut butter is recalling other nut products that are also sold in some of the nation's biggest retailers. let's bring in abc's dr. richard besser now. rich, this recall includes 101 different products, including products that aren't peanut butter. just products made with nut
: good morning, elizabeth. this is a tight race, in fact the new poll shows president obama leads just two points likely among voters. and this morning, just two days before that big debate, who do voters think will win? >> hello, las vegas! >> reporter: overnight in las vegas, the president playing the odds, talking about predictions and the first all-important debate. >> i know folks in the media are speculating who is going to have the best zingers. no, no. governor romney, he's a great debater. >> reporter: the new poll shows him with the razor-thin lead among voters. when voters are asked who they expect to win, 63% of voters told us they think the president will win in november. as for the all important debate, 56% said they expect the president to win. both campaigns deep in debate prep. both trying to lower expectations. >> all right. >> reporter: with one notable exception. republican chris christie telling george, expect a difference race. >> when we get to thursday morning, george, you'll be shaking your head saying it's a brand new race. >> reporter: and if the president ar
abc news/"washington post" poll out this morning shows president obama has a narrow lead just before the first crucial debate coming up this wednesday. in a moment, we're going to have former california governor schwarzenegger schwarzenegger weigh in on all of this but it is "your voice your vote" and abc's david muir is here with the latest. good morning. >> good morning. this is a tight race, in fact the new poll shows president obama leads just two points likely among voters. and this morning, just two days before that big debate, who do voters think will win? >> hello, las vegas! >> reporter: overnight in las vegas, the president claimed the odds talking predictions about the first all-important debate. >> i know folks in the media are speculating who is going to have the best zinger. governor romney, he's a great debater. >> reporter: the with the razor-thin lead among voters, when voters are asked who they expect to win, 63% of voters told us they think the president will win in november. as for the all important debate, 56% said they expect the president to win. both campaigns
: george, in the latest quinnipiac poll, president obama leads mitt romney, helping the president in that number, an 18-point lead among women voters. romney leads among men voters by ten points. that could be the difference in this election. >> the trash-talking among candidates is getting comical among campaign staff. what is the obama team expecting from romney tomorrow night? a candidate on attack? >> reporter: in key moments, when romney needs to attack, he has, to dispatch newt gingrich or rick parry. they are planning for that tomorrow night. >> we'll have the debates tomorrow night at 9:00 eastern, 6:00 pacific. >>> a recall that began with peanut butter, sold at the grocery chain trader joe's, is widening after a salmonella outbreak. 30 people sick in 19 states so far. most of them kids under the age of 10. now, the company that supplied that peanut butter are recalling other nut products that are sold at some of the nation's biggest retailers. let's bring in dr. richard besser now. rich, this recall includes 101 different products, including products that aren't peanut b
and mitt romney campaigning in virginia today. it's the latest polls showing that president obama has widen his lead there. governor romney telling our david muir, he's pleased with some polls, less, though, with others, end quote. and in a rare move, romney brought up the health care law that he helped pass in massachusetts, saying it's proof of his empathy and care for the american people. >>> meanwhile, take a look at this new photo. it's been released, dating to the 1906 s, showing his softer side, declaring his love for ann in the sand. >>> president obama debuting a new ad in seven battleground states today, claiming the nation is, in fact, moving forward again. >>> there's proof this morning that more americans are struggling to pay off college loans. nearly one in five households, 19%, have now saddled with student loan debt. that is a record, double the percentage from just 20 years ago. >>> and if you are maybe hoping to use last night's $200 million powerball jackpot pay off to some of the loans, i hope you live in the great state of iowa. that's where the one and only winning ti
vote" with 40 days to go. and president obama has opened up his biggest lead yet in gallup's daily poll, six points. that puts more pressure than ever on mitt romney. and david muir had a chance to talk to him late yesterday in ohio. good morning, david. >> reporter: good morning, george. that gallup tracking poll will be a concern for the romney campaign. that's the poll they've been pointing to make the case this is still a dead heat race. but the president taking the lead in that poll, as well. we asked the governor about these poll numbers as a new ad comes out this morning from the president. he's trying to keep that lead. >> read my plan. >> reporter: this morning, a rare and new two-minute pitch. a new ad from president obama, up in 17 battleground states, as he tries to shape the final weeks of this quickly shifting race. >> there will be debates, speeches and more ads. but if i could sit down with you in your living room or around the kitchen table, here's what i'd say. >> reporter: it comes as the president is buoyed by strong poll numbers in crucial states, ohio and florida.
crew members had been arrested for negligence. >>> the newest poll in the race for president, shows president obama holds a four-point lead over mitt romney. and an 18-point lead among women. the candidates locked away, much like students cramming for a final exam, to prepare for tomorrow's crucial first debate. they are unleashing new attack ads. the obama campaign claiming that romney profited from sweatshops in china. the romney campaign saying that the president raised middle-class taxes. >>> both sides will be watching a court decision in pennsylvania today. a judge expected to rule whether a law requiring voters to show a photo i.d. is, in fact, constitutional. >>> and a philadelphia police lieutenant under investigation after punching a woman in the face. the video you see here from the puerto rican day parade, shows the lieutenant striking a woman so hard, she falls to the ground bleeding. police claims she threw beer at them. we'll hear more about this. >>> finally, what every folicly-challenged fella has been waiting to hear. i should recuse myself from this story. a new s
. >> reporter: takes you back, doesn't it? president obama looking to lock in his lead. and for romney, many political strategists arguing this first debate will be make-or-break as george pointed out. given the poll numbers in those key battlegrounds. >> okay, david, thank you. >>> it certainly takes nicolle wallace back. she's our newest political analyst. there in "game change." >> my ptsd is kicking in. >> try to go back for a second. you and i have both been inside the debate camps. bring people inside mitt romney's room this weekend. >> well, look, physically, it looks exactly like the actual debate. they set up the podiums. they get out a tape measure. and make sure they have exactly the way they're going to be on debate night. rob portman is playing obama. he's an eerily precise obama. >> he played obama for john mccain four years ago. >> he did. i spent more time with rob portman as obama than as rob po portman, the senator we all know. both men have a monumental undertaking for the first debate. one of them has to come off as nicer and less arrogant than he really is. and the other
. no republican has ever won the white house without winning ohio. but polls show that mitt romney is trailing by as much as ten points in the state. trade policy with china will be front and center today. romney claims president obama hasn't been tough enough. and this morning, the obama campaign is slamming romney for his investment in chinese companies. >>> new worries on wall street. global stocks down sharply today, partly because of growing unrest in europe. violent protests erupted in spain and greece, against severe new government spending cuts. >>> meanwhile, here at home, despite encouraging news about the housing market, investors are concerned after the federal reserve announced that he's not sure the fed's pollies will be enough to get the economy going again. >>> and the nfl and the locked out referees have reportedly returned to the bargaining table, amid the controversial call by replacement referees monday night. green bay lost that game, sort of. and now, the city's mayor has written a letter to roger goodell saying the scandal jeopardizes green bay's economy. >>> and coppert
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